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Taiwan’s Misfired Anti-Ship Missile Strains China Ties

At least two officers suspected in the deadly misfiring of a supersonic anti-ship missile Friday in Taiwan face court hearings as the island’s neighbor and militarily powerful rival China demands an explanation. Two petty officers face charges of causing death due to negligence on the job and may be indicted, as well, under military law for damaging weapons intended for combat.  Another four to five military personnel, including superiors, may also be disciplined. One of the...

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